Lazarus Saturday…the Miracle

​Jesus Raises Lazarus 31 The people who were in the house with Mary comforting her followed her when they saw her get up and hurry out. They thought that she was going to the grave to weep there.32 Mary arrived where Jesus was, and as soon as she saw him, she fell at his feet. … Continue reading Lazarus Saturday…the Miracle

The Return to Judges

We stopped at the end of May with Judges 5, so we are up to Judges 6.  Judges 5 coincided with my leg spasms and most of June and a lot of July it has been too painful to concentrate on much; I see the orthopedist on Monday for relief.  It’s been an agonizing time … Continue reading The Return to Judges

What is a Myrrh-Bearer?

In the post on St Mary Magdalene, I wrote that the Saint "returned to Jerusalem together with the other Myrrh-bearers,".  But what are they ?  And what was the purpose of this ritual? Well Myrrh-Bearer is the name given to the women, including His Mother,  that were present at Christ's passion and then went to the … Continue reading What is a Myrrh-Bearer?